Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 84 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 -27 -9
Permanent jobs citing XML 339 419 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.23% 3.46% 5.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 8.65% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 240 379 495
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,975 £29,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,375 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,093 4,845 5,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.00% 39.99% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,100 4,091 4,890
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 210 £47,500 +2.15% 35
Cheshire +20 79 £42,500 +8.97% 18
Lancashire -13 32 £37,500 - 11
Merseyside -7 18 £35,000 +7.69% 7
XML
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 190 (56.05%) HTML
2 169 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (42.77%) JavaScript
4 143 (42.18%) .NET
5 137 (40.41%) SQL Server
6 136 (40.12%) C#
7 129 (38.05%) CSS
8 124 (36.58%) SQL
9 108 (31.86%) JSON
10 95 (28.02%) Java
11 89 (26.25%) MVC
12 88 (25.96%) jQuery
13 82 (24.19%) Software Engineering
13 82 (24.19%) Scrum
14 81 (23.89%) Web Services
15 76 (22.42%) ASP.NET
16 69 (20.35%) SOAP
16 69 (20.35%) Degree
17 68 (20.06%) RESTful
18 67 (19.76%) SDLC
19 63 (18.58%) Git (software)
20 62 (18.29%) JIRA
21 60 (17.70%) REST
22 59 (17.40%) OO
22 59 (17.40%) Microsoft
23 57 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
24 55 (16.22%) Ajax
25 54 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
26 48 (14.16%) T-SQL
27 47 (13.86%) PHP

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.01%) CMS
2 16 (4.72%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.42%) Umbraco
4 13 (3.83%) Confluence
5 12 (3.54%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.36%) WordPress
7 6 (1.77%) nginx
8 5 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.47%) Kentico
8 5 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.18%) Apache
9 4 (1.18%) Drupal
10 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.88%) IIS
10 3 (0.88%) JBoss
11 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.59%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.78%) GitHub
3 21 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (6.19%) Amazon SQS
3 21 (6.19%) Serverless
4 20 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (5.60%) Amazon S3
5 19 (5.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 19 (5.60%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (5.60%) Datadog
5 19 (5.60%) Slack
6 7 (2.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (1.77%) Office 365
8 4 (1.18%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.18%) SaaS
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.44%) Broadband
2 13 (3.83%) HTTP
3 8 (2.36%) FTP
4 5 (1.47%) SSL
5 4 (1.18%) DNS
5 4 (1.18%) SSH
6 3 (0.88%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.59%) LAN
7 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.59%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) CTI
8 1 (0.29%) Firewall
8 1 (0.29%) Internet
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.29%) SMTP
8 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
8 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.98%) MySQL
3 24 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.49%) Big Data
5 21 (6.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (5.90%) NoSQL
7 19 (5.60%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (4.13%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (3.24%) Redis
10 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.95%) CouchDB
11 10 (2.95%) Neo4j
11 10 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 62 (18.29%) JIRA
3 42 (12.39%) Jenkins
4 41 (12.09%) Visual Studio
5 40 (11.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (7.96%) Subversion
7 15 (4.42%) Selenium
8 14 (4.13%) Grunt
9 11 (3.24%) MSTest
9 11 (3.24%) NUnit
9 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.95%) ReSharper
11 9 (2.65%) Ant
11 9 (2.65%) Maven
12 8 (2.36%) Gradle
12 8 (2.36%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (2.36%) Zephyr
13 7 (2.06%) Hudson
14 6 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (11.50%) Finance
2 33 (9.73%) Retail
3 12 (3.54%) Games
4 8 (2.36%) Banking
4 8 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.06%) Legal
6 5 (1.47%) Automotive
6 5 (1.47%) Back Office
7 4 (1.18%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) German Language
8 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.59%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.59%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 252 (74.34%) Developer
2 58 (17.11%) Senior Developer
3 56 (16.52%) Software Developer
4 53 (15.63%) C# Developer
5 42 (12.39%) .NET Developer
6 37 (10.91%) Java Developer
7 35 (10.32%) Analyst
8 26 (7.67%) PHP Developer
9 25 (7.37%) Software Engineer
10 24 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (6.19%) .NET Software Developer
11 21 (6.19%) Python Developer
12 20 (5.90%) Senior C# Developer
12 20 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (5.01%) Programmer
15 16 (4.72%) Pega Developer
16 15 (4.42%) Lead Developer
17 14 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 14 (4.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (56.05%) HTML
2 143 (42.18%) .NET
3 129 (38.05%) CSS
4 108 (31.86%) JSON
5 88 (25.96%) jQuery
6 81 (23.89%) Web Services
7 76 (22.42%) ASP.NET
8 69 (20.35%) SOAP
9 68 (20.06%) RESTful
10 60 (17.70%) REST
11 55 (16.22%) Ajax
12 47 (13.86%) AngularJS
13 42 (12.39%) HTML5
13 42 (12.39%) XSLT
14 38 (11.21%) .NET Framework
14 38 (11.21%) Node.js
15 33 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (9.14%) WCF
17 28 (8.26%) Spring
18 26 (7.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.55%) User Experience
2 24 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (5.60%) Linux Command Line
3 19 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.72%) Robotics
5 15 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.54%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.95%) Replication
9 7 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.06%) Blog
10 6 (1.77%) IVR
11 5 (1.47%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.91%) Linux
2 24 (7.08%) Windows
3 7 (2.06%) Android
4 4 (1.18%) AIX
4 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.18%) CentOS
4 4 (1.18%) HPUX
4 4 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.59%) Unix
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.25%) MVC
3 82 (24.19%) Scrum
3 82 (24.19%) Software Engineering
4 67 (19.76%) SDLC
5 59 (17.40%) OO
6 57 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 45 (13.27%) Web Development
10 42 (12.39%) Software Delivery
11 38 (11.21%) Unit Testing
12 37 (10.91%) Mentoring
12 37 (10.91%) TDD
13 35 (10.32%) DevOps
13 35 (10.32%) Test Automation
14 33 (9.73%) Business Analysis
15 32 (9.44%) Computer Science
16 28 (8.26%) Multithreading
16 28 (8.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 145 (42.77%) JavaScript
2 136 (40.12%) C#
3 124 (36.58%) SQL
4 95 (28.02%) Java
5 48 (14.16%) T-SQL
6 47 (13.86%) PHP
7 45 (13.27%) Python
8 38 (11.21%) C++
9 25 (7.37%) Shell Script
10 21 (6.19%) Ruby
11 19 (5.60%) VB.NET
12 15 (4.42%) TypeScript
12 15 (4.42%) VB
13 13 (3.83%) C
13 13 (3.83%) VB6
14 12 (3.54%) Groovy
15 11 (3.24%) PL/SQL
16 10 (2.95%) Java 8
16 10 (2.95%) Scala
17 9 (2.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 69 (20.35%) Degree
2 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
2 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.59%) HND
3 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (6.49%) Docker
2 5 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) HDFS
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (8.26%) Ansible
2 19 (5.60%) Terraform
3 16 (4.72%) CA Service Virtualization
4 8 (2.36%) HP ALM
5 5 (1.47%) SQL Sentry
6 3 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.08%) Oracle
3 16 (4.72%) CA
3 16 (4.72%) Pega
4 12 (3.54%) BMC
4 12 (3.54%) Remedy
5 8 (2.36%) Cognos
5 8 (2.36%) HP
6 7 (2.06%) Sage
7 5 (1.47%) IDERA
7 5 (1.47%) RedGate
7 5 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.47%) VMware
8 4 (1.18%) InterSystems
8 4 (1.18%) SAP
8 4 (1.18%) Zend
9 3 (0.88%) Demandware
10 2 (0.59%) Intapp
10 2 (0.59%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.59%) TIBCO